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From court to runway: Serena Williams presents her latest collection at Fashion Week (Sportstar)

Talk about a quick recovery. Only three days after her shocking loss in the US Open final, Serena Williams went from the court to the runway to present the latest collection of her fashion label, S by Serena Williams. And…

Lagos Book & Art Festival announces date, dedicates edition David Herbert Dale

The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), which organises the yearly Lagos Book & Art Festival (LABAF) has announced the final phase of preparation for the 2019 edition, saying it will take place from November 4-10 at the official home of…

Insurgents are bandits, and we’ll continue to treat them as such, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says remnants of Boko Haram in the North-east region of the country are bandits, “and we will continue to treat them as such.” The President spoke Tuesday at State House, Abuja, while receiving Mr Peter Maurer, President…

Xenophobia in South Africa leaves question mark on efficacy of Truth & Reconciliation Commission – Magnus Onyibe

We are all aware of former USA First Lady Michelle Obama‘s famous phrase — “When they go low, we go high” — because it has become something of a slogan for exercising restraint in the face of frustration. Owing to…

Yemi Alade signs licensing deal with Universal Music Group (Nation)

Nigerian Singer Yemi Alade has signed a licensing deal with Universal Music Group Africa/France. Universal Music Group also known in the United States as UMG Recordings (and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary…

5th National Youth Games: Lagos will break Delta’s winning record, says Director (Vanguard)

The Director-General of Lagos State Sports Commission, Gafar Oluwatoyin, says athletes from the state were ready to break Delta State’s record of winning the third and fourth edition of the National Youth Games (NYG). Oluwatoyin told the News Agency of…

No dulling, Yahoo boys are on the prowl – Lucia Edafioka

“If it is not 400k per month, I can’t work for anybody,” a young boy I was in a car with told me recently. I looked at him, yes, 400 thousand naira per month is possible, but it depends on…

AbdulRazaq tasks police over abduction of Kaduna-bound Kwarans

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has called on the police to intensify efforts to free the six Kwarans who were abducted at the weekend along Abuja-Kaduna expressway way on their way to Kaduna. “We urge the police and other security…

SGF commends NPA on staff welfare

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has applauded the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for its commitment to the reward and recognition of excellence amongst its staff as well as the welfare of its entire personnel.…

Leo Stan Foundation appoints Emelonye DG, to head Imo N1.5bn revolving loan project

Chairman of the Leo Stan Ekeh Foundation (LSF), Leo Stan Ekeh, has appointed Engr. Amasike Emelonye as Director-General to head a team set up to manage the N1.5bn revolving loan scheme for entrepreneurs and indigent students in Imo State. Ekeh…

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